2022 CALENDAR of classes and programs!

DOWNLOAD the full CALENDAR of CLASSES through July 2022   At a Glance Dec 31- Jan 2            NEW YEAR’S CREATIVE VISION QUEST March 4-6                 LIBERATING INNER FREEDOM April 7-10                  PAINTING FROM THE HEART & SOUL!  April […]

The Power of Imagination to Shift Culture & Consciousness

The Power of Imagination to Shift Culture & Consciousness By Dana Lynne Andersen MA   Imagination and the Body We’ve learned something extraordinary.  Our body responds as much to the images inside our heads as to the images in the world.  In a convergence of insight across disciplines that include athletics, medicine, psychology and sociology, […]

Rebirth and Transformation

Spring’s Pulsing Current of Transformation   It’s been a tough time for many. But nature teaches us that spring ripens below the surface of winter.     Beneath the shriveled, tangled and decaying surface there is a vitality of life growing in deeper roots.  Beneath what feels stuck, tired & anxious, there is a seed […]

A Whole New World

“We are poised at the edge of a new world, vaster than we could have ever imagined. When my parents went to school, they were taught that the universe we inhabited was the size of a single galaxy. It was thought we might one day discover ‘another’ galaxy- perhaps several. A few decades later we […]

2020 Solstice and the Jupiter Saturn Conjunction

2020 Solstice and Jupiter/Saturn conjunction Reflections by Dana Lynne Andersen   A Year to Change the World Decades ago astrologers were talking about the year 2020.  Looking at the momentous line-up of powerful astrological transits, astrologers considered what might unfold in the year that seemed destined to change the world…2020.  For the ancients, the movements […]

ACADEMY OF ART, CREATIVITY & CONSCIOUSNESS the transformative arts method

Originally posted on https://www.welum.com/article/academy-art-creativity-consciousness Combining consciousness with art is an art form without limitation. We therefore asked the founder of The Academy of Art, Creativity & Consciousness – Dana Lynne Andersen, what her reason was for starting the Academy and to describe the thoughts, aspiration, and background behind starting it. What is your background and […]

ART AS CLIMATE CHANGE ACTIVISM

BY CONFERENCE CONVENER, STEPHANIE MINES.  Originally posted on https://ccc19.org/2017/12/15/art-as-climate-change-activism/ “The future of mankind will, I am perfectly certain, include a return to simplicity. Art will not merely join the trend: It will actively help in bringing it about.” Swami Kriyananda, Art as a Hidden Message: A Guide to Self-Realization What is the relationship between art […]

To Everything, A Season ~ by Karuna

To Everything, A Season   Sitting in the heart of midwinter, and entering into the darkest day of the year, I am reminded of the proverb that says: Nothing in nature blooms all year; be patient with yourself. So often in this fast-paced, ambitious, and driven world, we forget how to flow with the seasons. […]